The top courses to help get you hired January 2019

New Year: new course…

Although we can’t help you stick to your newly purchased gym membership, we can make sure you learn something new this year – whether it’s to accommodate a career change or a promotion, or just to give you something impressive to talk about when it comes to the dreaded ‘resolution’ question.

To ensure you’re living your best life in 2019, here are three of the best courses to get you hired this month:

 

Cyber Security

Want to protect and serve (data)? This is the course for you.

With cyber-attacks on the rise (as well as the introduction of GDPR), protecting and securing information online is becoming more and more important.

Not only are employers on the lookout for qualified IT professionals, roles in this field are also extremely varied – and particularly lucrative. In fact, you could earn an average of £70,000 once qualified. That’s where you come in.

This Cyber Security Collection includes nine of the most sought after IT courses and qualifications, from CompTIA Network+, Security+, Cybersecurity Analyst+, to CCNA, CISSP, and Certified Ethical Hacker.

And since these are fully certified and globally recognised qualifications, you’ll be able to boost your employability along with your knowledge.

But that’s not all. You’ll also receive 24/7 technical support, a tailored orientation, mentor support from industry experts, and a flexible schedule that works around you.

Well, at least that’s one of your resolutions ticked off…

What do I need? A grasp of the basics of cyber security.

How long will it take? This course can be studied entirely at your own pace.

Perfect for: People who respect the firewall.

Cyber Security course

 

Coding

When it comes to your career, it pays to speak in code.

Not only is it an extremely versatile skill with great earning potential, it’s also valuable to employers in a wide range of industries – including tech, design, engineering, and even science.

This comprehensive HTML, CSS, JavaScript, Python, Ruby and Django coding course will provide you with all the knowledge you need to start a career in web development, teaching you the core coding languages and applications.

Areas of study include everything from responsive design, UX, and web scraping, to creating data structures, classes and objects, and relational database fundamentals.

And, as the syllabus is fully approved by organisations such as PayPal, Accenture, and MasterCard, you know it’s a course you can trust.

You’ll also be able to build a portfolio of real world applications throughout your studies, ensuring you’re job ready on completion.

What do I need? Just a passion for coding and a desire to learn.

How long will it take? 12 months, at your own pace.

Perfect for: People who want to learn a new (coding) language in 2019.

Coding course

 

Project Management

In need of a promotion to cover the cost of December? You’re in luck.

This PMP accredited Project Management course will allow you to validate your knowledge and develop your ability to initiate, manage, and maintain large scale projects.

By solidifying your skills in risk processes, change control, budgeting, and more, you’ll be able to demonstrate value to employers, and ultimately further your career. Other modules will teach you how to better identify risks, plan project procurement, and control project quality.

What’s more, you’ll become part of a global community of peers, get 24/7 support from qualified experts, and benefit from PMI membership.

The best part? Project management is useful in almost every industry (from construction and engineering right through to fashion and hospitality) – with salaries reaching heights of £85,000 and beyond.

So if you’re an experienced Project Manager looking to enhance your skills (see also: finally get that payrise you deserve), this course has got you covered.

What do I need? 5+ years of project management experience.

How long will it take? 50 hours, at your own pace.

Perfect for: People who can manage projects (but want to be much, much better at it).

Project Management course

 

 

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